Seahorses in the Ria Formosa, Portugal / Cavalos-marinhos na Ria Formosa

Portugal is home to many wonderful marine creatures, in particular the long-snouted seahorse and the short-snouted seahorse.  These seahorses were found in record-breaking numbers in the Ria Formosa Natural Park in early 2000s.  However, since then their numbers have been declining sharply.

Learn more about these quirky, magical creatures and what you can do to help them!

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